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Aquaman marketing floods the halls of San Diego Comic-Con 2018

Aquaman marketing floods the halls of San Diego Comic-Con 2018

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Aquaman has the distinction of being the only superhero movie coming out this year from Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment, so of course they are flooding the halls of San Diego Comic-Con with a massive marketing push!  From action figures to costumes and props from the movies to comic books, posters and toys, you couldn’t skip a rock across the hall without hitting something from the upcoming James Wan film.  Flickering Myth’s own Tai Freligh was on hand to take some photos and video from the convention floor of all the Aquaman marketing…   From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role.  The film reveals the origin…
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Exclusive Interview – Wendy and Richard Pini talk Elfquest at SDCC 2018

Exclusive Interview – Wendy and Richard Pini talk Elfquest at SDCC 2018

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Tai Freligh chats Elfquest with Wendy and Richard Pini at San Diego Comic-Con 2018… On February 28th, 2018, the fantasy graphic novel series ElfQuest came to its grand conclusion, ending a four-decade run with the publication of issue 24 of the comic series “The Final Quest.” America’s longest-running fantasy comic book series, with tens of millions of copies of comics and graphic novels in print worldwide, ElfQuest came to an end on the same day it first appeared 40 years ago, February 28th, 1978. To celebrate, creators Wendy and Richard Pini have embarked on the “Forty Years of Pointed Ears” tour, a year-long victory-lap of appearances that will take the Pinis across the country and even to Europe. Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh caught up with them at San Diego Comic-Con for this exclusive interview… Still owned and…
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Interview: LEGO’s Aquaman – Rage of Atlantis cast and crew at SDCC

Interview: LEGO’s Aquaman – Rage of Atlantis cast and crew at SDCC

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The cast and crew of LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Aquaman – Rage of Atlantis participated in roundtable interviews at SDCC 2018.  Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh was there and got these video interviews with director Matt Peters (LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Gotham City Breakout), screenwriters Jim Krieg (Batman: Gotham By Gaslight) and Jeremy Adams (LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: The Flash), and executive producer Brandon Vietti (Young Justice). Brandon Vietti, Executive Producer Matt Peters, Director Dee Bradley Baker, Voice of Aquaman Jim Krieg & Jeremy Adams, Writers Aquaman must battle foes in the air, on land and in the depths of the Seven Seas, along with some help from The Justice League, to save the day. The animated film is expected to release in the United States on July 31st, 2018 and…
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Interviews: Wallis Day, Shaun Sipos and Cameron Welsh talk SyFy’s Krypton at Comic-Con

Interviews: Wallis Day, Shaun Sipos and Cameron Welsh talk SyFy’s Krypton at Comic-Con

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Tai Freligh participated in roundtable interviews of cast and crew from SyFy’s Krypton… Set two generations before the destruction of the legendary Man of Steel’s home planet, Krypton follows Superman’s grandfather — whose House of El was ostracized and shamed — as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his beloved world from chaos.  Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh caught up with cast and crew from the show at San Diego Comic-Con for roundtable interviews. Cameron Welsh, Executive Producer and Showrunner Shaun Sipos, plays “Adam Strange” Wallis Day, plays “Nyssa-Vex” Based on DC characters, Krypton is executive produced by David S. Goyer (Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, The Dark Knight trilogy). Cameron Welsh (Ash vs Evil Dead) will serve as executive producer and showrunner.  It can be…
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Exclusive Interview – Composer Jared Faber talks Teen Titans Go! to the Movies

Exclusive Interview – Composer Jared Faber talks Teen Titans Go! to the Movies

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Tai Freligh chats with Teen Titans Go! to the Movies composer Jared Faber…. Jared Faber is the composer, music producer and songwriter of the upcoming animated movie, Teen Titans Go! To the Movies. The film, which is based on the television show Teen Titans Go! features five beloved DC superheroes, led by Robin (Batman’s sidekick), who dream of getting their very own Hollywood blockbuster and will go to great lengths to prove they are deserving of being on the big screen.  Other projects Jared has scored and produced songs for include ABC’s Splitting Up Together, and The Wedding Ringer, starring Kevin Hart and Josh Gad.  Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh recently caught up with him to chat about his new films and ask some fun speed round questions. You composed both score and songs for the…
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Exclusive Interview with Sicario: Day of the Soldado’s VFX Supervisor Alexandre Lafortune

Exclusive Interview with Sicario: Day of the Soldado’s VFX Supervisor Alexandre Lafortune

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Tai Freligh interviews Alexandre Lafortune, VFX Supervisor for Sicario: Day of the Soldado… Sicario: Day of the Soldado continues the story started in Denis Villeneuve’s critically acclaimed Sicario, this time following the black ops team helmed by Matt Gaver (Josh Brolin) and Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro) as they attempt to instigate a civil war amongst Mexico’s violent cartels. Much like its predecessor, Sicario 2 is set to deliver raw tension and gorgeous visuals. It was up to Rodeo FX to construct realistic, brutal effects that lent themselves to a bleak, stylized directorial vision.  VFX Supervisor Alexandre Lafortune spoke to Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh about Sicario 2, his philosophy on special effects and some fun speed round questions. What types of special effects did you do for Sicario 2? We delivered various types of visual effects…
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Exclusive Interview with Maceo Smedley from Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger

Exclusive Interview with Maceo Smedley from Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger

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Tai Freligh interviews Maceo Smedley from Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger… Maceo Smedley is an 11-year-old actor from Texas, whose acting career is skyrocketing into the Marvel Universe. The versatile young actor previously played the series regular role of a young slave named James in WGN America’s Civil War series Underground (with Executive Producer John Legend) about the Underground Railroad, appeared on NBC’s hit medical drama series The Night Shift. Currently, Maceo Smedley can be seen as Young Tyrone (a.k.a. Young Cloak) in Marvel’s new TV series Cloak and Dagger, (starring Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph), airing on Freeform on June 7th. He’ll also be seen in Netflix’s All About the Washington’s premiering August 10th.  He spoke with Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh. What got you into acting in the first place? It was really just something my parents were…
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Exclusive Interview – Ingrid Rogers from Amazon’s Bosch

Exclusive Interview – Ingrid Rogers from Amazon’s Bosch

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Tai Freligh interviews Ingrid Rogers from Amazon’s Bosch… Ingrid Rogers is no stranger to hard work, with an extensive history of accomplishments as a seasoned actress. All her hard work and dedication has led up to her current role in Amazon’s Bosch. With Bosch’s release of Season 4 on April 11th, and Season 5 already green-lit there is no sign of Ingrid slowing down in the future. After finding her passion for acting in high school Ingrid began her pursuit in the entertainment world. Her hard work paid off with her break out role in the daytime drama, All My Children. From there she went on to work with pronounced directors including, Woody Allen and Joel Schumacher. Additionally, Ingrid has worked with Brian DePalma, who directed her in her starring role opposite Al…
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Exclusive: Composers Leo Birenberg and Zach Robinson on Cobra Kai

Exclusive: Composers Leo Birenberg and Zach Robinson on Cobra Kai

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Tai Freligh interviews the composers behind Cobra Kai on YouTube Red… Composers Leo Birenberg and Zach Robinson utilized a 70-piece orchestra, as well as choruses of electric guitars and retro-synthesizers, to create a score for the Karate Kid follow up show on YouTube Red, Cobra Kai, that combines the motifs of the original with their own modern sensibilities. Cobra Kai stars William Zabka and Ralph Macchio, who are reprising their roles from the films. The series takes place thirty-four years after the original film and follows the reopening of the Cobra Kai karate dojo by Johnny Lawrence and the rekindling of his old rivalry with Daniel LaRusso. Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh caught up with Leo and Zach to chat about the music of Cobra Kai. What was your approach to updating the music for the show?…
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Exclusive interview with VFX Studio Phosphene FX

Exclusive interview with VFX Studio Phosphene FX

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Tai Freligh interviews Phosphene FX… Phosphene FX is the visual effects team behind The Looming Tower, Hulu’s 10-episode adaptation of Lawrence Wright’s 2006 book that tells the controversial story of the rivalry between the CIA and FBI during the rising threat of Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda that inadvertently might have set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Iraq.  They are responsible for the visual storytelling of many films and television series, including The Greatest Showman, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Boardwalk Empire and The Deuce, to name a few.  Flickering Myth’s own Tai Freligh caught up with the Phosphene FX team to talk about The Looming Tower, The Greatest Showman, and more. Questions: AR- Aaron Raff, Visual Effects Supervisor SW- Steven Weigle, Visual Effects Producer JB- John Bair, CCO and Senior Visual Effects…
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